Counseling Services

Counselors are available to assist students in identifying, clarifying, and reaching their educational and career goals. Counselors provide confidential Academic, Transfer, Career, and Personal counseling services.


New Students: For new Chabot student in Summer/Fall 2024, and have never attended college – sign up for a First Semester Planning Session.

Continuing & all other students: Visit drop in counseling (in-person and virtual available)  or schedule an appointment during our hours.

Prospective Student: You need to apply and become a Chabot student. Upon receiving your student W# you may access services.




Join a drop-in session via in-person, by phone call or zoom meeting. For a zoom meeting, click on the blue time links in the chart below.
Please note during Summer 2024 Session we will only be scheduling appointments for Academic Probation 2, Financial Aid Appeals, and Dismissals.
*At the start of the semester, from August 19th - September 2nd, the counseling center will not be holding zoom drop-ins due to the high volume of students at the start of the semester.* 
Day Service Hours Drop-In*
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday Closed Closed

*Drop-In availability is based on first-come, first-serve. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time. In order to see a counselor you must provide your student W#.

  • Support and questions regarding your academic goals
  • Academic/Progress Probation 1
  • One semester academic planning (SEPA) 
  • Submitting counseling forms - for example: 
    • Excess units
    • Petition to repeat
    • Prerequisite overrides & challenges
    • Prerequisite challenges
    • Substitution waivers

Counseling Appointments

Appointments are available for either in-person or online.
An appointment session is up to 60 minutes long.

  • Long-term, comprehensive student education plan (SEP) (2+ semester plan)
  • Evaluation of progress toward graduation or transfer
  • University transfer planning
  • Career/Major Exploration
  • Probation 2/Dismissal status (Probation level 1 students click here)
  • Evaluation of transfer credit from other colleges and universities
  • Financial Aid education plan needed for financial aid appeal
  • TAG – Transfer Agreement Guarantee Review for UC transfers
  • Associate Degree for Transfer – AAT or AST degree planning
  • Career Guidance and counseling
  • Personal or Crisis counseling

Ways to Schedule an Appointment


Come in person to building 700, second floor - room 752 during service hours. See service hours


Call the appointment phone number (510) 723 - 6719

For priority registration, be sure to complete the Core Services:




First Day of Instruction: Monday August 19th

Discover Chabot: Wednesday August 21st from 3-6 pm

Gladiator Day: Thursday August 22nd from 12-1 pm

Tip: Bookmark the Academic Calendar

Contact Us

Building & room Building 700 - 2nd fl, Room 752

Front Desk Phone Number:               (510) 723-6719

Sadie Ashraf
Dean of Counseling
Student contact Dean form 

Brenda Dominguez
Sr Admin Assistant                            (510) 723-6716

Appointment Line:                          (510) 723-6719

*Please note during summer we will only be scheduling appointments for Academic Probation 2, Financial Aid Appeals, and Dismissals. Campus is closed on Fridays.*

staff Meet Our Team
For questions regarding Academic Probation, Dismissal or Financial Aid Appeal. 

**Please do not email to request an appointment. For appointments please call the number above or visit our office during our service hours.

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Counseling Newsletter
Spring 2024

Need Support or Have Questions?

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Immediately connect with a Peer Guide (trained student assistant) who can answer basic questions, and help you with enrollment, registration, financial aid and much more!

Peer Guide Welcome Desk
Building 700, 1st Floor

Mon -Tue & Thurs- Fri: 9am - 5pm      Wed: 9am - 6pm

Phone Number
(510) 723 - 7686

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